BMI906 - Project Management II

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Subject Title
Project Management II

Subject Description
Current globalization trends towards offshore plants, shorter product life cycles and continuous improvement needs in the market place have increased the demand in companies worldwide to have and enhance their project management capabilities.  Project management is no longer a set of tools to manage a single project; it is fast becoming an indispensable business function like Marketing, Accounting, Procurement, Human Resources, etc.  Students will gain an in-depth understanding of project management as a business process as well as its role in the strategic goals of the organization.

The course builds on the foundations acquired in its pre-requisite BAB905 - Project Management I.  It will expand on the use and understanding of software tools such as MS Project and SAP Project Systems module for revenue generating projects and how they are integrated with SAP Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Financial Accounting, Controlling, and Human Capital Management functionalities.

This course will further prepare students to write the CAPM exam offered by PMI.

Credit Status
One credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to participate effectively in the planning, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  2. Students will learn the integration between SAP PS, SAP SD, SAP CO, SAP MM, SAP PP and SAP HCM in a large global project context.
  3. Compare and select Risk Assessment and Evaluation model to support the project risk management plans.
  4. Apply budgetary, earned value analysis and cost control techniques to project situations.
  5. Explain and apply project scheduling, task estimation and resource leveling techniques.
  6. Explain and apply Change Control activities and components in a project.
  7. Describe Project Management maturity models such as Portfolio Management and Program Management.
  8. Explain the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) processes included in PMI's CAPM exam.
  9. Apply knowledge of procurement and quality business processes to Quality and Procurement Management process groups.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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